NUI Galway Society in Focus: You can dance, you can jive

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DanSoc invites students and alumni to put on your dancing shoes

Are the Avengers Really Earth’s Mightiest Heroes?


  The Marvel Cinematic Universe is now accustomed to total success. With Avengers Assemble as the third-highest grossing film of all time and the franchise’s overall gross second only to Harry Potter, Marvel Studios has the world in the palm of its hand, but is this fair?

Teddies grin and bear it at hospital’s tenth anniversary

Overcrowding and delays were not an issue at one particular hospital recently, with over 1,500 sick teddy bears treated in the space of two days on the NUI Galway campus.

Japanese convention captivates college


By Micheál O’Brien Anime and Manga, Japan’s distinctive traditions of animation and comic books, were celebrated in NUI Galway last weekend. Akumakon, the West of Ireland’s largest convention for Japanese culture took place from 16-19 January in Áras na Mac Léinn. Organised by the Anime and Manga society in the college, the convention boasted over […]

NUI Galway Kendo Club Profile

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Who are we? We are a budding university club currently looking to establish a venue and training times. We are doing this so that students and staff can share in our thorough enjoyment of this safe, yet vigorous and full-contact sport. What is Kendo? Kendo is the traditional Japanese martial art of fencing. Practitioners use […]

Careers in Neuroscience Symposium 2014


On 26th November 2014, several high-calibre and distinguished researchers will discuss their careers, share their experience and present their latest research findings as part of the inaugural Careers in Neuroscience Symposium (CNS 2014) in NUI Galway.

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor

Sin Newspaper would like to apologise for any offence caused by the costumes article of its Halloween issue. Offence was not intended. Thanks to Breandán for highlighting our error.

Student nurses to march on HSE headquarters


On Thursday 6 March student nurses and midwives from around the country will take part in a protest march at Dr Steevens hospital in Dublin, headquarters of the HSE.  The protest is primarily related to pay rates for student nurse interns.

Academic Writing Centre Competition


The deadline for the Academic Writing Centre’s competition for academic writing is fast approaching. The prize is an Apple iPad2. So, it’s time to get writing. The AWC aims to facilitate students in writing better essays. Their core service is one-on-one help with academic writing which is staffed by tutors who are currently pursuing postgraduate […]

GiGSoc Set to Launch Rainbow Week and 1st Ever Rainbow Ball


GiGSoc [Gay in Galway Society] is delighted to host its second annual Rainbow Week, running from Monday 3 – Saturday 8 February. The week will consist of numerous events to promote LGBTQA presence on campus, culminating in our pinnacle event, NUI Galway’s first ever Rainbow Ball. Rainbow Week strives to express and celebrate the diversity […]